1992 - Shane Slaton
Monday, June 9, 2008
Christian University is proud to feature Shane
Slaton in the Alumni Spotlights section of AlumNews. Shane Slaton graduated OC in 1992 and is
currently an Electroneurodiagnostic Spinal
Technician with American Intraoperative
Degree(s)? Bachelor of Science
What are you most known for? Being a servant, leader, humble.
What is your true calling? To display servanthood, leadership, humility in my
character, marriage, family, friendships, career.
How'd you find this calling? Romans 12:8, I Peter 5:6
What is your biggest personal or
professional achievement so far? There are
2: accepting God’s forgiveness, climbing Mt. Fuji.
What is your proudest moment? Marrying my wife.
What is the biggest professional or
personal hurdle that you've overcome? Becoming
totally debt free - no credit debt, no car debt, no loans, no mortgage and
money in the bank. Thank you Dave Ramsey!
What is something people should know about
you that is not on your resumé? At 18 years
old, I worked in a gold mine in Nome, Alaska.
Life's motto? Friends are like buttons on an elevator. They will either take you up, or
they will take you down.
Your inspiration? My wife Christi (Wallace ‘92).
Teamwork or fly solo? Teamwork. Two are better than one.
If you woke up tomorrow and had to start a
new career, what would it be? It would be
very cool to be an archaeologist in the holy lands.
How do you plan to self improve? Continue building a personal relationship with the
What advice do you have for future
generations? Stay out of debt. Debt is dumb.
Describe yourself in 3 words? Servant, Leader, Humble
Causes you support? Health Talents International, the makers of Mountain
How do you spend your down time? Fly fishing, traveling, helping others
Passions and diversions? Spending time with my wife and family.
Stress relievers? Working outside.
What's next for you? I’m not sure what God has planned.
What are you working toward? Taking care of aging parents and financial freedom.
How will you make your mark? Hopefully I will be remembered as a good husband, son,
brother, friend, a humble servant, and leader.